winning smash single with Carlos Santana), established the Sedona, AZ, native as a young musical artist with a very grown-up talent. Following the release of her darker, more ambitious 2003 platinum album Hotel Paper — which featured the hits “Are You Happy Now?” and “Breathe” — and the birth of her daughter in 2005, Branch found herself at a crossroads. She put her solo career on hold to team up with Nashville singer/songwriter Jessica Harp - forming the country music duo The Wreckers, an inspired vocal and songwriting collaboration that was nominated for both a CMAAward and a Grammy Award.
The Wreckers released their debut album, the platinum Stand Still Look Pretty, in 2006 and theirpopularity helped establish Branch as a fixture on country radio, thanks to such winningtracks as the No. 1 “Leave The Pieces” and the Top Ten hit “My, Oh My.” But the pair decided to part ways just as their music was rising on the charts —an emotionally difficult time that
Branch documents on her deeply personal six-song EP, Everything Comes and Goes, which was released in August 2010 as a gift to fans while she focuses on recording the follow-up to Hotel Paper.